ISRAEL: The Lesson of Elon Moreh

More shocks follow Moshe Dayan 's resignation ''I told the Premier that we are subjecting our people to daily shocks.'' lamented an aide to Menachem Begin. ''and we have gone well beyond their ability to absorb those shocks.'' So it seemed.

Moshe Dayan had resigned as Foreign Minister in basic disagreement over Israeli policy for the occupied West Bank and Gaza Strip. A day later, the country's Supreme Court struck a body blow at the Begin government's policy of permitting Jewish settlements to be established in the West Bank on the pretext...

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